Weekly News Quiz (December 5th)

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Published: Saturday 5th December

 

Author: Adam

 

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Our podcast series continued, with two further episodes, both under ten minutes long so perfect for some quick quizzing. You can find it on Spotify and iTunes.

 

The Champions League got underway this week so you can hear how our first live competitors Tom & Chris got on under the scrutiny of ten tricky teasers.

 

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Here's a set of nine questions about things that occurred this week.

 

Until next time!

Adam

 

Questions:

 

1) On the high street, two major brands announced they were closing their doors. One was Arcadia and the Top Shop brand, can you name the other?

 

2) In sport, which Formula 1 driver had a miraculous escape when his crashed during the Bahrain Grand Prix, causing his car to exploded into flames?

 

3) Actor Dave Prowse MBE sadly passed away this week. Known for his prominent frame, which infamous character did he physically portray in the Star Wars trilogy? 

 

4) A weapon used by Sean Connery in a James Bond film sold this week for $265,000. In which film was the weapon used?

 

5) Which non-league Merseyside football team were handed a plum FA Cup tie when they were drawn against Jose Mourinho's Tottenham Hotspur side this week?

 

6) ​True or false; a Romanian shoe maker has come up with an ingenious way to help social distancing by producing size 75 shoes.

 

Answers:

 

1) On the high street, two major brands announced they were closing their doors. One was Arcadia and the Top Shop brand, can you name the other?

Debenhams

 

2) In sport, which Formula 1 driver had a miraculous escape when his crashed during the Bahrain Grand Prix, causing his car to exploded into flames?

Romain Grosjean

 

3) Actor Dave Prowse MBE sadly passed away this week. Known for his prominent frame, which infamous character did he physically portray in the Star Wars trilogy? 

Darth Vader

 

4) A weapon used by Sean Connery in a James Bond film sold this week for $265,000. In which film was the weapon used?

Dr. No

 

5) Which non-league Merseyside football team were handed a plum FA Cup tie when they were drawn against Jose Mourinho's Tottenham Hotspur side this week?

Marine

 

6) ​True or false; a Romanian shoe maker has come up with an ingenious way to help social distancing by producing size 75 shoes.

It's True!

 

See you next week!

Adam